Guest nights fall on holiday base effect

Guest nights at commercial and private tourism accommodations in Hungary fell by 4.7 percent to 2,886,000 in April from the same period a year earlier, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Wednesday.

Number of registered jobseekers edges lower

There were 225,978 registered jobseekers in Hungary in May, 1 percent fewer than the same month a year earlier and down 2 percent from April, the National Employment Service (NFSZ) said.

Jobless rate steady at 4.4 percent in April

Hungary's jobless rate stood at 4.4 percent in April, unchanged from March and climbing from 3.9 percent twelve months earlier, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

Gross wages climb 13.9 percent in March

The average gross wage in Hungary rose by an annual 13.9 percent to 658,400 forints (EUR 1,700) in March, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Thursday.

Central bank cuts base rate by 50 points

Hungarian central bank (NBH) rate-setters cut the base rate by 50 basis points to 7.25 percent at a regular policy meeting on Tuesday. The Council also decided to lower the symmetric interest rate corridor in tandem, bringing the O/N deposit rate to 6.25 percent ...